Yearly Archives: 2013
Improving the efficiency of V8 engines through compound expansion of combustion gases
The ongoing search to improve engine efficiency has revived some very old engine layouts, such as the opposed piston engine with extended equivalent stroke that can operate in ‘Atkinson’ mode
It’s that time of year when 87 of the world’s most respected motoring journalists decide who makes the best powertrains
It befuddles me how some engine-use strategies can possibly make it all the way through group approvals by educated, mature men and women at multimillion or -billion buck companies, only to have it dawn too late that, oops, they missed something glaringly important along the way
Think of renewable energy and I’ll bet you good money that your first thought is of longhaired hippies in baggy trousers.